Agency Announcements

WestEd Names Jannelle Kubinec as Chief Administrative Officer

Jannelle Kubinec

Kubinec previously served as Director of WestEd's Comprehensive School Assistance Program.Read More

Implementing Next Generation Science Standards

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Learn why the support of school and district leaders is critical to NGSS success. Read More

Create Happier and Healthier School Communities: School Climate and Wellness Webinars

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Plan and implement policies and practices that support the school community.Read More

How an Opportunity Culture Can Support Rapid School Improvement

Thought Leadership Forum Brief: Talent Development and Opportunity Culture

Find out how educators are using opportunity culture to develop teachers and leaders.Read More

Four Domains for Rapid School Improvement: Framework Bolsters Turnaround Efforts

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Learn how states are using a powerful framework to enhance their school improvement systems. Read More

Jenny Betz to Give Keynote Presentation on School Climate

Jenny Betz

Jenny Betz will serve as keynote speaker at the Building Healthy Schools conference August 15, in Palo Alto, CA. Read More

Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation

Using Formative Assessment to Enhance Learning, Achievement, and Academic Self-Regulation

Maximize the positive impacts of classroom assessment on teaching. Read More

WestEd Appoints Marsha Hirano-Nakanishi as New Board of Directors Chair

Marsha Hirano-Nakanishi

Hirano-Nakanishi brings 30 years of education leadership to her position and begins her one-year service on July 19. Read More

Petrosino Named to Nevada Governor's School Safety Task Force

Anthoy Petrosino

Task Force members include state officials, legislators, superintendents, principals, teachers, students, and parents. Read More

Paul Koehler on Mayors and the High School Graduation Imperative

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Improving the on-time completion rate is critical to ensuring communities' economic health. Mayors have an important role. Read More